Patiala: As many as three unidentified persons riding a Honda Activa scooter reportedly snatched purse from a woman going in a rickshaw near Rajpura Colony area here.
The snatchers fled from the scene after committing the crime, but the victim noted down the registration number of the said scooter and the crime was reported to the police.
The police on the complaint of the victim, Sandeep Kaur, registered a FIR under Section 379-B of IPC against three scooter-borne unidentified snatchers at the Urban Estate Police Station here.
In her complaint given to the police victim Sandeep Kaur daughter of Kashmir Singh, a resident of the Gurbax Colony area, said that the snatchers struck when she was going in a rickshaw towards her house and as the rickshaw reached near Rajpura colony area, the unidentified snatchers surfaced and after committing the crime they fled from the scene. She jotted down the number of the scooter they were riding at the time of the crime.
Meanwhile, the police said that a case has been registered in this connection and investigation in the crime is on and they hoped to catch the snatchers soon.
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